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About Crayons to Calculators

Crayons to Calculators is a school supply distribution that ensures over 4,300 students in St. Vrain Valley Schools start the school year with the supplies they need for a successful and strong academic year.

Did you know that families spend an average of $75 for each child’s school supplies? In St. Vrain Valley Schools 32% of students live at or near the poverty level and often go without essentials.

Sponsor Crayons to Calculators

Our community partners help to ensure that the Crayons to Calculators program is successful by providing financial support. For more information click below or contact Michelle Phelan, Community Liaison at or by phone at 720.652.8208.

How to Help

Here are ways you can support Crayons to Calculators and students in need:

  • Make a financial contribution that we will use to purchase supplies at wholesale prices
  • Volunteer to help assemble back packs – Complete the form below or contact Michelle Phelan at

Crayons to Calculators Backpack Distribution

We prepared over 4,300 backpacks for the 2022/2023 school year. If you are in need of a backpack for your student, please contact the front office at their school. All backpacks have been delivered to each of the schools in St. Vrain Valley Schools. Please note that each school handles the distribution of the backpacks in a way that is best for their individual school community.

Title Sponsor to Crayons to Calculators

If you would like more information about Crayons to Calculators or how your organization can partner with the Education Foundation to support our local students, please contact

Quick Links

  • Click Here to Make a Donation to Crayons to Calculators
  • Click Here for Sponsorship Information
  • Sign Up to Volunteer for back pack assembly


  • Click Here to view the 2020 Crayons to Calculators Video
  • Click Here to view the 2021 Crayons to Calculators Video